Breaking down barriers: improving outcomes for teenagers and young adults with germ cell tumours

  • Matthew J. Murray | mjm16@cam.ac.uk MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Hutchison/MRC Research Centre, Cambridge; Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge; Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) GCT Working Group, Leicester, United Kingdom.
  • Lorna A. Fern National Cancer Research Institute, Teenage and Young Adult Clinical Studies Development Group (NCRI TYA CSDG), University College Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
  • Daniel P. Stark St James’s University Hospital, Leeds; Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) GCT Working Group, Leicester, United Kingdom.
  • Tim O. Eden Young Oncology Unit, Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • James C. Nicholson Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) GCT Working Group, Leicester, United Kingdom.

Abstract

Teenagers and young adults (TYA) with cancer have complex and evolving needs which are unique to this patient group. The TYA age-group have outcomes that are not improving over time, lagging behind both adult and children’s cancers in their rate of improvement in recent years...

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2011-12-14
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Murray, M. J., Fern, L. A., Stark, D. P., Eden, T. O., & Nicholson, J. C. (2011). Breaking down barriers: improving outcomes for teenagers and young adults with germ cell tumours. Oncology Reviews, 3(4), 201-206. https://doi.org/10.4081/oncol.2009.95